Annual Editions: Health 13/14

ISBN-10: 0078135923
ISBN-13: 9780078135927
Edition: 34th 2013
Authors: Eileen Daniel
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List price: $52.00
Edition: 34th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 10/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

TheAnnual Editionsseries is designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today.Annual Editionsare updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources. The articles selected are authored by prominent scholars, researchers, and commentators writing for a general audience.Annual Editionsvolumes have a number of organizational features designed to make them especially valuable for classroom use: a general introduction; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; an annotated listing of supporting World Wide Web sites; and a brief overview andLearning Outcomesat the beginning of each unit, and aCritical Thinkingsection at the end of each article. Each volume also offers an onlineInstructor's Resource Guidewith testing materials.Using Annual Editions in the Classroomis a general guide that provides a number of interesting and functional ideas for usingAnnual Editionsreaders in the classroom. Visit www.mhhe.com/annualeditions for more details.

Preface
Series
Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
Promoting Healthy Behavior Change
Unit Overview
Crimes of the Heart, Walter C. Willett and Anne Underwood, Newsweek, February 15, 2010
The Perils of Higher Education, Steven Kotler, Psychology Today, March/April 2005
Carrots, Sticks, and Health Care Reform-Problems with Wellness Incentives, Harald Schmidt MA/DPhil/PhD, Kristin Voigt MA/DPhil/PhD, and Daniel Wikler MA/DPhil/PhD, New England Journal of Medicine, January 20, 2010
Stress and Mental Health
Unit Overview
The Depressing News about Antidepressants, Sharon Begley, Newsweek.com, February 8, 2010
The Boom and Bust Ego, Harriet Brown, Psychology Today, January/February 2012.
Internet Addiction, Greg Beato, Reason, August/September 2010
Nutritional Health
Unit Overview
Antioxidants: Fruitful Research and Recommendations, Pamela S. Brummit MA, RD/LD, Today's Dietitian, September 2008
Keeping a Lid on Salt: Not So Easy, Nanci Hellmich, USA Today, April 28, 2010
Vitamin D: Dandy? Dastardly? Or Debatable? Allen C. Bowling MD, PhD, Momentum, Summer 2011
F.D.A. Panel to Consider Warnings for Artificial Food Colorings, Gardiner Harris, The New York Times, March 29, 2011
Exercise and Weight Management
Unit Overview
Defeating Childhood Obesity, Tina Schwager, American Fitness, November/December 2010
Eat Like a Greek, Consumer Reports on Health, August 2009
Dieting on a Budget, Consumer Reports, February 2009
The New Phys Ed., Ron Schachter, Instructor, Summer 2011
The Hungry Brain, Dan Hurley, Discover, June 2011
Drugs and Health
Unit Overview
Caffeinated Alcohol in a Can, Four Loko Does the Job, Students Agree, Don Troop, The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 12, 2010
Ketamine Use: A Review, Celia J.A. Morgan and H. Valerie Curran, Addiction, January 2012
This Drug Shouldn't Be Out There, John DiConsiglio, Scholastic Choices, February 2011
Sexuality and Relationships
Unit Overview
The Thoroughly Modern Guide to Breakups, Elizabeth Svoboda, Psychology Today, January/February 2011
Are You with the Right Mate? Rebecca Webber, Psychology Today, January/February 2012
This Man Is Addicted to Sex, Chris Lee, Newsweek, 12/5/2011
Preventing and Fighting Disease
Unit Overview
Fighting Headaches with Hormones, Kent Holtorf, USA Today Magazine, May 2011.
The HIV/AIDS Epidemic at 30, Todd Melby, Contemporary Sexuality, December 2011
The Human Vector, Wendy Orent, Discover, March 2012.
Ten Great Public Health Achievements-United States 2001-2010, Ram Koppaka, MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report, 5/20/11
Health Care and the Health Care System
Unit Overview
The Cost Implications of Health Care Reform, Jonathan Gruber Ph.D., New England Journal of Medicine, June 3, 2010
Myth Diagnosis, Megan McArdle, The Atlantic, March 2010
In Dire Health, Arnold S. Relman, American Prospect, January/February 2012.
Medicare Whac-A-Mole, Peter Suderman, Reason, January 2012.
Consumer Health
Unit Overview
Vaccine Refusal, Mandatory Immunization, and the Risks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, Saad B. Omer et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, May 7, 2009
Medical Tourism: What You Should Know, Lorene Burkhart and Lorna Gentry, The Saturday Evening Post, January/February 2008 More and more Americans are traveling overseas to combine surgery with sightseeing. The benefits include greatly reduced costs of many medical procedures as well as the opportunity to seek treatments not yet available or practiced in the United States. In 2006, an estimated half million Americans went abroad for medical treatment, a trend that's expected to increase in the next few years.
Bed Bugs: The Pesticide Dilemma, Rebecca Berg, Journal of Environmental Health, June 2010
Is Your Food Contaminated?, Mark Fischetti, Scientific American, September 2007
Hazardous Health Plans, Consumer Reports, May 2009
Cybermedicine: What You Need to Know, Regina A. Bailey, Health Lawyer, August 2011
The Surprising Reason Why Heavy Isn't Healthy, Ginny Graves, Health, January/February 2010
Contemporary Health Hazards
Unit Overview
The Warrior's Brain, Andrew Bast, Newsweek, November 22, 2010
Discovering Teenagers' Risky "Game" Too Late, Pauline W. Chen, The New York Times, March 2, 2010
The New Sex Cancer, Alyssa Giacobbe, Men's Health, September 2011 Alyssa Giacobbe offers information on oral cancer, which can be caused by the sexually transmitted disease human papillomavirus (HPV) via oral sex. She states that men are at increased risk of oropharyngeal cancer, which is just not caused by smoking or drinking but by HPV. She also mentions that oropharyngeal cancer is a form of oral cancer found in the tonsils and in the base of the tongue
Drilling into the Unknown, Peter Aldhous, New Scientist, January 28, 2012
MRSA: Hospitals Step Up Fight. Will It Be Enough?, Julius A. Karash, H&HN, July 2010
Countering Radiation Fears with Just the Facts, Denise Grady, The New York Times, March 26, 2011
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